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Date/Location February 23, 2009 Wildwood Pines Observatory, Earl, NC
Camera and Settings Canon 30D 30F
Telescope Stellarvue SV102 102 mm apochromatic refractor at f/6.3 (using a Televue 0.8x FF/FR)
Mount Parallax HD150
Exposure 60 min (6 x10 min)
Processing Image Plus 3.0, Photoshop
Other Open star cluster and nebula in constellation Monoceros. Mag. 4.09; size 39 arcmin. Also known as the Christmas Tree Cluster as it is in the shape of an upside-down x-mas tree. Note the faint Cone Nebula at the apex of the x-mas tree. Image cropped.
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